Why become a hermit?

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Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

Speculation has abounded this week about what drove Christopher Knight to abandon society and live as a recluse in the woods of Rome, Maine…

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“He might have knowledge, but he’s not going to know what it feels like to lose his first job or lose his first love, or make a mistake or suffer the pain that comes with living. He has not been living in many respects, not in a normal, socially acceptable way.”

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